• Short Summary

    US war veterans protest in Washington - they want more cash from Congress.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Washington. 'The U.S. Bonus Army' - 'besieging' the Capitol, despite great 'last stand', fails to force Congress to make cash payment."

    Washington, United States of America.

    (Sound track starts before pictures)

    Large crowd of men surge forward.

    Line of men walk slowly along roadway. They are veterans on a protest march. Closer shot of some of the walkers - they were bits of military uniform and one man carries a stars and stripes U.S.A. flag.

    C/U walking feet.

    Crowd disperse from in front of the Capitol building.

    N.B. I think the Bonus Army was a Veterans organisation set up during the depression - any information welcome.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    659.09
    Media URN:
    4690
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/07/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:52:00 / 01:10:35:00
    Canister:
    32/60

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